Mid-Career Forklift Operator Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Mid-Career Forklift Operator is $12.64 per hour.
Mid-Career Forklift Operator Total Pay (?
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$21,503 - $69,447
(Median)
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69K
MEDIAN: $39,328
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Mid-Career Forklift Operator Total Pay (?
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$9.69 - $17.56
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$21,503 - $69,447  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,525  
Profit Sharing
$146.81 - $5,106  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,670 - $41,966  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 808
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.69 - $17.56  
   
Overtime
$13.58 - $26.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,525  
   
Profit Sharing
$146.81 - $5,106  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$20,670 - $41,966  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 808
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Pay Difference By Location
Atlanta
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Fort Worth
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Houston
0%
National Average
$29,000
Memphis
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Columbus
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Jacksonville
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Dallas
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Forklift Operator Salaries

Machine Operation
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Safety Compliance
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Inventory Control
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National Average
$29,000
Shipping
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Gender
Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 29%
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